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gold exploration company in which all Londonderry investors would share. The
fourth promoter, Casey, was reluctant. Perhaps he argued that the discoverers'
syndicate should repay the £180,000 they had received; maybe he argued that
Before 1880 Australian mining investors rarely bought shares in mines outside
their own district or colony. In the 1880s the scope for investing in new mines
within two hundred miles of Melbourne, Adelaide or Sydney was narrowing, ...
Most of these adventures in the balmy tropics were highly profitable, but investors
waited in vain for the discovery of rich surface outcrops on Australian soil. It
seemed that the sharp-eyed prospectors of the previous century had found
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review
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